Past Exhibitions

Opening Saturday 14th of October 5-7pm 15th October – 12th November Fontanelle is extremely proud to be presenting Archie Moore’s ‘Whipsaw’ installation for this year’s TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art. The show invites the viewer to encounter an unknowing, indiscriminate......

Opening Saturday the 9th of September Jodie Whalen Amy Milhinch Mary-Jean Richardson Alex Cuffe Lynn Lobo Madison Bycroft Grace Marlow 10/9/17 – 8/10/17 Following on from the exhibition Beyoncé is a Feminist in 2013, Love & Feminism investigates a range of responses to the relationship......

Opening Saturday 5th of August at 6pm 6/8/17 – 3/9/17 ‘Essays on Love’ presents a body of paintings as a tool for articulating a personal internal dialogue, relating to my own experiences of intimacy & love. Consistent with feminist approaches in my work, it has been......

Anna Gore eD Helmbold Min Wong Nathan Peacock Opening Saturday 8th July 8/7/2017 – 30/7/2017 No Werds brings together our second batch of Fontanelle studio artists who all represent the ‘let the work do the talking’ ethos. That isn’t to suggest that these practices resist......

19/5/17 – 25/6/17 I am the last Napoleonic soldier. It’s almost two hundred years later and I am still retreating from Moscow. The road is lined with white birch trees and the mud comes up to my knees. The one-eyed woman wants to sell me......

Opening event Saturday, the 22nd April at 6.30 to coincide with the Wonderwalls Festival Street party. 15/4/17 – 13/5/17 The exhibition will run from Saturday 15th April (soft opening 1-5pm) Till 13th May Fan works 2015-2017 comprises selected works produced during the course of a......

Fontanelle Port Adelaide Grand Opening / Group exhibition- Mothership Opening Saturday the 25th of February at 5.30pm 25/2/17 – 9/4/17 Fontanelle launches its new gallery, studio & workshop space in the heart of Port Adelaide with the group exhibition, Mothership, featuring the work of Fontanelle......

13/11/16 – 11/12/16 Opening Sunday 13th November at 6pm Min Wong is an Adelaide based artist who investigates reconstructed counterculture accoutrements from the 1960’s and 1970’s as a simulacrum for utopian concerns and the paranormal. Working mainly in sculpture, her installations aim to identify new......

Opening Sunday 9th October at 6pm 9/10/16 – 6/11/16 Tim Bučković currently lives and works in Melbourne. He has studied painting at the Victorian College of the Arts and in the master class of Prof. K. Grosse at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Bučkovic has held various......

Opening Sunday 9th October at 6pm 9/10/16 – 6/11/16 Wed – Sun 1-5pm To The Night is a new body of work from Adelaide Artist and Fontanelle studio resident Arlon Hall. In this exhibition Hall explores new possibilities within his painting practice. The relationship between......

A Multi venue national exhibition Curated by POWERHOUSE Kate Power & Brigid Noone Vote For Me is a national multi-venue feminist exhibition that engages with ideas of self-promotion in contemporary visual arts practice and considers the nature of women’s practice as holding up a collective......

Opening Sunday, the 31st at 6pm 31st July – 28th August at 26 Sixth Street Bowden www.fontanelle.com.au www.aidaazin.com   In 2015 Aida Azin was awarded a Project and Development grant from Carclew Youth Arts to undertake a self-initiated mentorship in the Philippines. From April 2016,......

3/7/16 – 24/7/16 Opening Sunday 3rd July at 6pm Fear and its apprehension are powerful and destructive. INTERNALS focuses upon the eroding quality of the mind, and behaviours, as consequence to the anxiety. The spiral is a means of establishing order. Constructing a space that......

3/7/16 – 24/7/16 Opening Sunday 3rd July at 6pm Born Toulouse is an exhibition of new videos and ceramic objects by Sydney based artist Chris Dolman. In the video sketches, the artist uses his body as a prop, engaging with both domestic and sculpted objects......

22/5/16 – 19/6/16 Opening Sunday the 22nd at 6pm Ashleigh D’Antonio’s practice is concerned with the gaze and ways of seeing in relation to video art and film, as constructed under a patriarchal framework. Her work aims to create an awareness in the spectator and......

22/5/16 – 19/6/16 Opening Sunday the 22nd at 6pm The body of work presented in this exhibition, Halal, focuses on identity and sexuality through collage, painting and installation works. This body of work is created during Alavi’s studio residency at Fontanelle supported by Klein Foundation......

24/4/16 – 15/5/16 Opening Sunday 24th April at 6pm An OSCA Project by Paul Gazzola in collaboration with Nadia Cusimano TOWN CROSSINGS is an ongoing experimental mapping project that invites people (players) to take a Frisbee and make a journey around the local area of......

26/2/16 – 3/4/16 Opening drinks Sunday 28th of February at 6pm Fontanelle kicks off the year on Festival opening / Biennial weekend, with South Australian based artist and Fontanelle co-founder Ben Leslie presenting his solo exhibition The House of Vulture. This is the final iteration......

Opening Sunday 8th of November at 6pm 8/11/15 – 6/12/15 Aldo Iacobelli is one of Adelaide’s most treasured established artists, with a practice that has spanned over 25 years. Through his dedicated studio practice, he has created countless dynamic bodies of work ranging from painting,......

TARNANTHI Festival Opening SATURDAY 10th of October at 6pm 10/10/15 – 31/10/15 White Bred is a collaborative project featuring Adelaide-based Nunga artist Amanda Radomi and Sydney-based Koori artist Blak Douglas (a.k.a. Adam Hill), and is facilitated by Fontanelle Gallery & Studios as a part of......

Opening Sunday 6th of September at 6pm 6/9/15 – 4/10/15 A new solo exhibition of painting, Smoke This will showcase the black magic of some of Lock’s recently developed processes. Christian Lock is represented by GAGPROJECTS, Adelaide...

Opening Sunday 6th of September at 6pm 6/9/15 – 4/10/15 A group show curated by Lara Merrington featuring Aida Azin, Maxime Delvaux, Chris Dolman, Henry Jock Walker, Luke Wilcox and Meg Wilson. 51% BBQ 51% Sleeping in 20% YouTube This is leisure*. From passive entertainment......

19 July – 23 August 2015 Opening 6.00pm Sunday the 19th of July Performative Encounters: making conversations with local worlds is the title of my masters research. This exhibition extends a written document, which in turn continues concerns from the exhibition. Over the last two......

21st June – 19th July 2015 Opening 6.00pm Sunday the 21st of June Getting Things Done features new work from four Western Australian artists examining the support structures and peripheral activities of art and exhibition production. Dan Bourke, Teelah George, Shannon Lyons and Jacob Ogden Smith......

26/4/15 – 17/5/15 Opening Sunday the 26th of April at 6:00pm Anna Horne presents an exhibition of sculptural work that focuses on the process of making. Anna drags commonplace materials such as vinyl, tiles, metal, concrete and plaster through a series of unexpected processes. While......

Matt Arbuckle is a painter who takes photographs. Photos are nowhere to be seen in his heavy brush strokes and lashes of colour, but they are at the core of the work. Shooting an interesting shape, line, shopfront or window each day with his grandfather’s......

In all that effort and desire Kate Power considers unspoken subtle moments in human interactions, focusing on seemingly insignificant everyday exchanges between people. Noticing them can give more insight into other people and human connections than the continual and sometimes operatic chatter that often occurs......

23/11/14 – 14/12/14 Opening Sunday the 23rd November at 6pm Mary-Jean’s work in Deadpan evolves from the ‘sensibility of insomnia’. The French call this nuit blanche, a suspended state of solitude that draws acute awareness to the threshold between the bright everyday and an incomprehensible......

Cover up tests the potential for drawing to exist as temporary, mutable and interactive. Staged and real images of dead figures have been superimposed to create a hierarchy of permanence. Audiences are invited to erase the works, revealing layers of imagery concealed by others....

20/7/14 – 17/8/14 Opening Sunday the 20th July at 6pm No Joke is retrospective look into the use of humour, within practice, to subvert and code content. In the progression of my practice I’ve found solace within the Pun, with dry wit and the cringe......

15/6/14 – 13/7/14 Opening Sunday the 15th June at 6pm Samuel Hodge Daniel Hollier Phil James Jonny Neische Kate Scardifield An exchange between Fontanelle and Alaska Projects, Sydney Curated By Sebastian Goldspink Night Swimming,  remembering that night September’s coming soon I’m pining for the moon......

Opening Sun 15th June at 6pm 15/6/14 – 13/7/14 Henry Jock Walker in Collaboration with Jessie Lumb, Trevor jenkins (AKA the Rubbish Warrior), Gregory Hodge, Renuka Rajiv, Noriko Nakamura, Vivien McDermott, Andre Treloar and many more. Rainblow and Rainflow performance at opening by Jessie Lumb......

Opening Sun 6th April at 6pm 6/4/14 – 4/5/14 Following the opening at 8pm Marcin’s drone / rock ensemble Blood Plastic will perform live Michelle Nikou Charlie Sofo Marcin Kobylecki Patrick Hartigan Return Threshold makes reference to the moment when Joseph Campbell’s hero makes it......

Opening Sun 6th April at 6pm 6/4/14 – 4/5/14 The predominant aim within my practice is to expose and make evident unique arrangements of those inbuilt characteristics of the material of paint by way of pushing its order to the threshold at the edge of......

April 6th until May 4th. 2014 Opening Sunday the 6th April at 6pm Ghostscapes is a home, like that found at an historical village; darkly haunted with makings and happenings of our past. It houses remnants from inexpressible, fictionalised or uneasy South Australian stories, creating......

April 6th until May 4th. 2014 Opening Sunday the 6th April at 6pm Derek Sargent is a sculpture and installation artist based in Adelaide. His work is concerned with the development of identity and sexuality in the formative years of adolescence. He explores the extent......

2nd March – 30th March 2014 Opening Sunday the 2nd March, 6pm. Participating artists/writers Elvis Richardson (Melbourne) with Madison Bycroft – writer Chloe Langford (Berlin/Sa)  Talitha Kennedy (Darwin) with Anna Gore – writer Roy Ananda (SA)  Oscar Perry (Melbourne) with Benjamin Leslie – writer Sera......

Paul Gazzola As part of the Gold Coin Series Fontanelle Foyer Project Space Opening Sun 2nd March at 6pm JUST FOR THE THRILL OF IT is a $1 amusement parlour machine. A JUMBO SKILL TESTER (where one has the controls of a crane to have......

17/11/2013 – 15/12/2013 Opening November 17 at 6:00pm Jamie Macchiusi, Andrew Varano and Gemma Weston OK Gallery was an artist run initiative. OK Gallery was a commercial gallery. OK Gallery believed in the Third Way. OK Gallery ran from 2011 – 2013, at 5/1 Forbes......

Ways of Approaching a Monument: movement #1 homing 6/10/13 – 3/11/13 Opening Sunday October 6th 6pm Installed in Fontanelle Gallery 1 and 2 you will find dis-placed landmarks collected from, or recorded at, certain sites—my own backyard in the Adelaide Hills where the pigeons beat......

Urban Camping Classes: gallery 1 Sundays 28/04, 05/05, 12/05: meet at the gallery at 5pm Fontanelle camping residency (featuring guest artists) gallery 2. 21st April – 19th May [portfolio_slideshow exclude=”2582,2583,2584″]  ...

Henry Jock Walker / Talitha Kennedy / Brooke Babington / Sarah crowEST / Emily Taylor / Sam Songailo / Carla Liesch Curated by Ben Leslie Text by Tom Squires Exhibition opens Sunday, March 17 at 6pm Closes Friday April 12 [portfolio_slideshow id=2552]...

November 25th – December 21st 2012 Opening November 25th at 6:00pm Closing Party December 21st 6:00pm I have been thinking about the end of the world for a while now. Apparently, according to the Mayans, it’s all coming to a close on the 21st of......

September 23rd – October 28th 2012 | Opening on Sunday 23rd September 5 – 8pm Matthew Bradley: Space Chickens help me make Apple Pie We are excited to have Matthew Bradley exhibiting with us in the main space in October, Space Chickens help me make......

September 23rd – October 28th 2012 | Opening on Sunday 23rd September 5 – 8pm Anna Gore, Katherine Botten, Madison Bycroft and Hailey Lane curated by Brigid Noone. This group exhibition includes four emerging artists who explore the hidden potencies of vulnerability and the language......

12th August – 9th September 2012  | Opening Sunday the 12th of August 6pm Roy Ananda: 80 Hour Build For Fontanelle’s SALA contribution, Roy Ananda will dedicate 80 hours to building a site specific installation in Fontanelle’s main gallery. Fiercely dedicated to his practice, Roy’s work will be a......

12th August – 9th September 2012  | Opening Sunday the 12th of August 6pm Fontanelle 2012- limited edition artist prints. Available for purchase: 50 x 40cm digital prints unframed $95 plus postage and handling. For sales email info@fontanelle.com.au [portfolio_slideshow navpos=top]    ...

5th July – 3rd August 2012 | Opening Thursday the 5th of August 6pm The Quest by Maarten Daudeij [portfolio_slideshow navpos=top] To be regurgitated over and over in the stomach of the eternal The only way out is through here I have been playing and now it’s serious......

5th July – 3rd August 2012 | Opening Thursday the 5th of August 6pm Jack Cross: Post Postmodernism There was Modernism and there was Postmodernism. What seems to be happening on the heels of the Postmodern upheaval? There is now a Tower of Babel as......

24th May – 30th June 2012  | Opening Thursday the 24th of May 6pm BEN LESLIE, BRIGID NOONE, MARY-JEAN RICHARDSON, CHLOE LANGFORD, ARON HALL, JAMES DODD, SAM SONGAILO,  JENNIFER ALLNUTT, SAM HOWIE, ROS MATSON,  NATHAN FARRANT, STEPHANE BROMLEY, SARAH LOOSE,  MORGAN ALLENDER, JAMES MARSHALL, STEPHANIE......

1st – 29th April 2012 | Opening Sunday 1st of April 6pm We are excited to announce the grand opening of Fontanelle Gallery & Studios with the group exhibition ‘Sensation Seekers’ curated by our Director Brigid Noone. Our first show will feature new work by......

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